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Ustinov Theatre in Bath to reopen after refit

21st February 2008

Read more at BBC News.
Ustinov Theatre in Bath to reopen after refit.
Published: 21 February 2008


Work begins on Southport Theatre

20th February 2008

Read more at the Liverpool Echo.
Work begins on Southport Theatre.
Published: 20 February 2008


Celebrate 100 years of London's Theatreland

20th February 2008

Today (20/02/08) the Society of London Theatre celebrates its centenary, as a group of London theatre managers who came together to form the Society of West End Theatre (now renamed the Society of London Theatre, or SOLT) who helped create an industry that has grown into the area known as London’s Theatreland. Amongst its celebrations an interesting web resource has been created documenting important events, listed by decade, since their inception. For more information, please click here.


Derby City Council reacts to Hippodrome fire

20th February 2008

Read more at The Derby Telegraph.
Derby City Council reacts to Hippodrome fire
Published: 20 February 2008


Derby Playhouse may live on in new build

19th February 2008

Read more at The Stage.
Derby Playhouse may live on in new build.
Published: 19 February 2008


Boston Blackfriars Arts Centre may be sold due to financial troubles

19th February 2008

See BBC News Audio & Video.
Boston Blackfriars Arts Centre may be sold due to financial troubles


£2m boost for Edwardian Perth Theatre in Scotland

19th February 2008

Read more at BBC News.
£2m boost for Edwardian Perth Theatre in Scotland.
Published: 19 February 2008


Worcester Malvern Theatres grant could be cut by £40,000

19th February 2008

Read more at Worcester News.
Worcester Malvern Theatres grant could be cut by £40,000
Published: 19 February 2008


Theatre in Chipping Norton remains optimistic

19th February 2008

The Director of Chipping Norton theatre remains optimistic that some Arts Council England funding may still be forthcoming following a meeting last week. To view a statement by the theatre’s Director, please click here

For more information from the Cotswold Journal, please click here.


A temporary centre aisle for critics

19th February 2008

Mark Shenton’s Blog from The Stage comments on continental seating, special circumstances for critics on opening nights, and throughflow of traffic in and out of theatres, with particular mention to the London Playhouse, the London Young Vic, the London Comedy Theatre and the Lyttleton at the National Theatre on the Southbank.


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